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Emergency Service Instructors Certification

Dates:March 4 - April 8, 2014
Meets:Tu, Th and Sa from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM, 13 sessions
Location:Akron Campus, Polsky Building
Instructor:Don Burroughs
Fee: $570.00  Fee Breakdown

Sorry, this course has been cancelled. Please contact our office to see if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.

Course Description

This 60 hour course is designed for those who wish to become a Certified in the State of Ohio as a Fire Instructor. This course complies with NFPA 1041 Standard for Fire Service Instructor Professional Qualifications. Students must have 5 years' experience in the fire service and pass the knowledge exam with an 80%. Prior to entrance to this class, you must show proof of passing the Fire Knowledge exam.; In addition, students must complete student teaching requirements and pass the division of EMS Instructor Techniques examination. All course work must be completed within 24 months from the date of your Fire Knowledge exam.

Dates: April 4-9 Time: 0900-1700 Students will need to complete an additional 10 hours of supervised teaching before taking the State of Ohio certification exam.
Tuition: $525 (book not included)
Required Textbook: Fire and Emergency Services Instructor, IFSTA Eighth Edition and the Student Workbook
Final Exam is April 11, 2016@ 1000hours

For textbooks, go to the on the following website :
Click on Textbooks at the top - Spring 2016 semester - For department scroll down to the bottom and there is FIRE ACAD - then choose the course.


Please contact Ruth Nine-Duff to register for the test. Please include the day you would like to test and your fire certificate number. The preknowledge exams will be offered Febuary 29th, March 8th, and March 16th at 1000HRS.